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Unravelling the written word

1 Aug 2013 8:53 PM GMT
What role does literature play in contemporary societies? How do writers see their responsibilities vis-à-vis the public and, turning that over, how...

‘Satanic Verses not for the mullahs’

5 Jun 2012 1:36 AM GMT
Over two decades after Satanic Verses sparked a never-ending controversy and provoked a fatwa for his head, the author Salman Rushdie has only one thin...

Travails of an author

31 May 2012 1:08 AM GMT
When I passed the Civil Services Exam in May 2003, I had a strong urge to become a writer. My dream was to have a little book of my own which I could...

Who says love can’t happen twice?

19 May 2012 2:19 AM GMT
Contemporary Indian popular fiction that narrates desi cosmopolitan stories has been mirroring the changing man-woman relationship in a more open and a...

The traumatic life of Manto on stage

14 May 2012 3:39 AM GMT
When he does not wield a pen, he is Saadat Hasan, just another man pilloried by the wars of survival. The asfana (short story) that keeps him alive hid...

When Satyagrah and satire went hand in hand

8 May 2012 4:18 AM GMT
This weekend we decided to catch a play in the capital. Mote Ram ka Satyagrah, directed by Arvind Gaur, was staged on a hot lazy Sunday at the Shri Ram...

'More women stepping out to write': authors

29 April 2012 6:40 PM GMT
Well-known authors and names from the publishing industry gathered here at an award function on Saturday for the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) ...
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